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Friday, May 20 is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Friday, May 20, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day. This Buddhist...

Thousands line local roads for Buddhist relics parade

Over a hundred monks prepare to lead a parade throughout the greater Naklua, Pattaya and Jomtien areas so that people could sprinkle holy water...

Buddhist relics on display during April 13 Songkran parade

Pattaya’s devout will be given a chance to sprinkle holy water on Buddhist relics from the Sanctuary of Truth during a Songkran parade through...

Today (Friday) is Visakha Bucha Day

Banks and government offices closed Friday, May 24, is one of the most venerated holidays on the Buddhist calendar: Visakha Bucha Day....

Monday, February 25 is Makha Bucha Day

Banks, offices will be closed This year, Makha Bucha Day (Buddhist All Saints Day) falls on Monday, February 25.  Government offices,...

Thailand celebrates two major Buddhist holidays

Last weekend, parades filled the streets and local temples were filled with worshipers as Thailand celebrated two major Buddhist holidays, Asalaha Bucha Day and...

Prominent Pattayans make Bangkok pilgrimage

Sopin Tappajug, MD of the Diana Group along with Yattipong Intrarat, civil engineer at Pattaya City Hall, Sakran Wattana, a renowned Yoga teacher...

Sattahip residents clean, cremate bones of forgotten dead

More than 1,000 Sattahip residents dug up the graves of Sawang Rojthummasathan graveyard internees without families to clean bones and prepare them for...

Eastern region Buddhists celebrate Makha Bucha Day

Senior monks lead the Wien Thien ceremony at Wat Dhamsamakhee during Makha Bucha (Buddhist All Saints) Day, March 7.  Thousands upon thousands of faithful...

Giving Alms at the Redemptorist Children’s Home

On June the 21st at the Redemptorist Children’s Home the director Supachai Sathirasilapin chaired a ceremony that would raise funds for scholarships, the vice...

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Elephants in tribute to late King at ancient capital

Ayutthaya, Thailand (AP) - Eleven Thai elephants, doused in powder to appear an auspicious white, stood at attention and trumpeted grandly at a ceremony...

Smoking ban on Pattaya-area beaches begins Nov. 1

PATTAYA - Not only can you no longer buy a beer on Pattaya’s beaches, you can’t light up either. Mayor Anan Charoenchasri announced Oct. 10 that...

Public to be allowed to take pictures of crematorium in Nov

Bangkok - The royal crematorium at Sanam Luang will be open to the general public throughout November. Deputy Prime Minister Gen Tanasak Patimapragorn said all...

Publications about HM late King among best-sellers at book fair

Bangkok - Books about His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej are proving to be the most popular at the 22nd National Book. Support Pattaya...

Khon Kaen evacuates villagers in face of flowing dam water

Khon Kaen - Villagers have been evacuated to safe areas in the face of flowing water from Ubol Ratana dam in a bid to...

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